How much does a User Experience Designer make in the United States?

1.3k salaries reported, updated at May 5, 2021
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The average salary for a user experience designer is $98,172 per year in the United States and $5,000 cash bonus per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Stock options
  • On-site gym
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Family leave
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for user experience designers

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The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 125.00% since 2018. User Experience Designers with this skill earn +36.35% more than the average base salary, which is $98,172 per year.


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Most common benefits for User Experience Designers

  • Stock options
  • On-site gym
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Family leave
  • Health savings account
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
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Salary satisfaction

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73% of User experience designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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